Virgil V. Chiavetta died August 18 at Arbor Glen in Bridgewater. Mr. Chiavetta was born in So. Jamaica, Queens, New York and resided in Brooklyn for 30 years before moving to Bridgewater in 1952. He began his professional Engineering career with Bakelite, So. Bound Brook and American Cyanamid, Bound Brook, before retiring from Carter-Wallace, Cranbury in 1990.
He served as a Lieutenant in the US Navy Veteran during WW II. A graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology, a member of the American Legion Post 12, Somerville, a former Vice President of the YMCA Bridgewater Swim Club and a communicant and faithful usher for many years at the Immaculate Conception Church, Somerville. His wife, Roseclare Chiavetta died in 1995.
Surviving is his niece, Jeanette Marino of Brooklyn, NY.
Visiting hours from 2-4 & 7-9pm on Wednesday (Today) August 20 at the Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30am on Thursday, August 21, at the Immaculate Conception Church, 35 Mountain Ave., Somerville.
Interment to follow at the New Cemetery, So. Bridge St., Somerville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to SWIM, Inc., 36 Morristown Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924